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This Hilarious "Times Of India" Correction Sounds Exactly Like Something Out Of "Andaz Apna Apna"

"TOI main hoon, mistake idhar hai."

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The Times Of India has made some pretty epic mistakes in the past. And, as India's biggest newspaper, it's no surprise that they get called out for them time and again.

On March 1, they published a story about the violence at Delhi University, including quotes from Kanhaiya Kumar, Sitaram Yechury, D. Raja, and Yogendra Yadav.

But, as it turns out, every single quote attributed to four men had been mixed up. In fact, Yogendra Yadav's actual statement wasn't published at all.

And even though TOI tried to bury their clarification in a teeny column the next day, the absurdity of the faux pas didn't escape anyone.

The clarification was buried deep in page 5 of their March 2 issue.

The sheer number of mistaken identities in such a small space reminded people of slapstick Bollywood comedies of years past that had hilariously similar plots.

isn't this the plot of Andaz Apna Apna

Literally, same.


Other similar comparisons were also made.

And even though a lot of TOI's mistakes escape public attention, this particular incident was just way too much for people to let fly.

Thanks for never failing to provide the LOLs, TOI.

Sahil Rizwan is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

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